About Randall Bolten

Randy is the CEO of Lucidity, a consulting/coaching practice focused on enterprise finance tasks such as incentive compensation plans, reporting packages, and business models. He is passionate about the importance of presenting financials and other quantitative information in a cogent and effective way. He believes strongly that doing this well is a communication skill, and not a black art practiced by the 'numbers guys."

Mr. Bolten's perspective comes from financial executive assignments and CFO, for public companies BroadVision and Pheonix Technologies, Corporate Controller at Oracle and financial management positions at Tandem Computers. He has an MBA from Stanford and an AB from Princeton.

Randy is the author of the forthcoming book, Painting with Numbers: Presenting Financials and Other Numbers as if You Were Actually Trying to Say Something, and write posts periodically about the hot numbers-related topics of the moment on his website, www.painting-with-numbers.com

Check out our continuing series on Sales & Finance issues with Randy Bolten*, former Controller with Oracle and CFO at Broadvision -

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